The International Dimension

“On May 1st, New York’s Times Square was the target of a failed terrorist attack. In the extensive coverage of the incident, you will find the timeline of the incident leading to the arrest of the suspect right before he scarped the country. The coverage will also include the news following the arrest, the charges against the suspect and the debate around the suspect’s Miranda rights. It will review some of  the immediate consequences of the incident including debates about the effectiveness of the no-fly list, the heightened security measures in NYC and potential effects of the incident on US foreign policy. International dimensions of the incident in linkage to Pakistani Taliban as well as the coverage by Pakistani sources have also been included. Finally, a collection of links related to the suspect’s background is available.”

CNN: Links to Pakistani Taliban?
Associated Press via My Fox and USA Today: Pakistani Taliban Claim Involvement
ABC: Pakistan probes Alleged Connections to the NYC Terrorist Attempt
LA Times: Suspect’s Ties With Pakistani Taliban
The Washington Post: Investigating A Karachi Mosque
The Washington Post: Gates: Pakistan Committed to Fighting Extremism

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